Vale, South Dakota: Muffler Man With Beer Mug

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Address:
13018 SD-79, Vale, SD
Directions:
From Sturgis, drive east on Hwy 34 for 3.5 miles. Turn north onto Hwy 79. Drive seven miles. You'll see it on the right.
Admission:
Free
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Muffler Man with a Beer.

Muffler Man With Beer Mug
With a deep tan and crazy eyes, this fiberglass titan hoists a mug of suds and a fat cigar outside a biker bar and campground. Moved to current location in June 2017. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/08/2017]

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Muffler Man - Saloon Burns

The Full Throttle Saloon burnt down overnight between Sept. 7 and 8, 2015, but the Muffler Man seems to be unharmed (visible in silhouette against the burning building in a news story on KSFY).

[Barbara Dunfee, 09/08/2015]

The building is totally destroyed. The Muffler Man, which stood on one side of the parking lot near the road, appears unscathed.

Sturgis Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

There is a "biker" Muffler Man at the entrance of the Full Throttle Saloon just east of Sturgis, South Dakota.

[SoCalGlide, 05/24/2013]

The beer-hoisting giant of Sturgis was so stunning that it inspired the creation of a second-generation saloon Muffler Man in Colorado Springs.

Muffler Man with beer and cigar.

Muffler Man

Muffler Man is ready to party with bikers at the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis, SD. He is equipped with a cigar and a frothy mug of beer, and wearing a Full Throttle Saloon t-shirt.

[Brent Burgess, 08/24/2011]

Muffler Man with a beer.

Muffler Man

This Muffler Man stands guard outside a famous biker bar -- the Full Throttle Saloon -- and is rigged in western livery, replete with cowboy hat and beer.

[Harold, 07/09/2010]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Full Throttle Motorcycle SignFull Throttle Motorcycle Sign, Vale, SD - < 1 mi.
Bear ButteBear Butte, Sturgis, SD - 4 mi.
Buffalo Chip Sign and Big Motorcycle MotorBuffalo Chip Sign and Big Motorcycle Motor, Sturgis, SD - 7 mi.
In the region:
National Presidential Wax Museum, Keystone, SD - 43 mi.

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